The Centre for Peace Studies and the Global Peace and Social Justice Program at McMaster University presents The Annual Mahatma Gandhi Lecture on Nonviolence.
“Environmental Responsibility, Social Justice, and the Haudenosaunee Great Law of Peace”
Talks by Dr. Dawn Martin-Hill and Dr. Rick Monture
Dr. Dawn Martin-Hill (Mohawk, Six Nations) is the first Indigenous cultural anthropologist in Canada and founder of the Indigenous Studies Program at McMaster University. Her primary research over three decades is working with community, women, and youth to develop Indigenous ways of knowing that can be applied in resolving real world issues, Indigenous pedagogy and methodologies, developing community led strategies, holistic assessments of community wellness, traditional medicine, environmental justice and addressing improving quality of life.
Dr. Rick Monture (Mohawk, Six Nations) is an Associate Professor in the Department of English & Cultural Studies and Indigenous Studies at McMaster University. He is also a Community Scholar with Six Nations Polytechnic and the Deyohahage/Indigenous Knowledge Centre, based at Six Nations. Rick currently holds a Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada award for a project that examines the events that led to the overthrow of the traditional Haudenosaunee government, by Ottawa, to implement an elected council system in 1924.
- English & Cultural Studies
- Global Peace & Social Justice